Dynamic Manager with several years of demonstrated success with mid to large scale contracts. Capable of completing assignments and projects on time and on budget. Subject matter expert regarding plan specifications, problem solving, as well as customer service, loyalty, and retention. Astute at developing communications protocols to ensure all resources are regularly kept in the information loop.
Ø Strong technical background with the ability to work independently on multiple projects simultaneously.
Ø Effectively lead top-performing teams to perform above company standards and within acceptable time-frames.
Ø Possess an extensive knowledge of fiduciary practices, policies, and regulations and can apply this knowledge in terms of budgets, forecasting and projections, as well as financial analysis.
Ø Conduct budget control analyses, buy outs, invoicing, anticipated cost reports, and payable verifications.
Ø Multiple years of experience as an Operations Manager and Subject Matter Expert in the manufacturing sector.
Ø Excel in defining and implementing policies, procedures and operational systems that boost productivity, efficiency and quality of operations.
Ø Competent leader and mentor who is able to create a team environment, including building collaborative relationships, training peers to perform at maximum efficiency, and the capacity to form cross-functional coalitions in order to ensure knowledge is shared across departmental lines.
Ø Consistently focus on ensuring development of efficiency best-practices.
Ø Proven ability to adapt strong safety and technical skills to diverse organization needs.
Ø Demonstrate dynamic leadership qualities and strong communication skills by actively contributing to financial planning meetings and delivering comprehensive strategies.
Ø Carefully analyze various documents and reports in order to identify and reconcile potentially costly errors.
Ø Develop expert plans of action according to specific financial needs, both expeditiously and effectively.
Ø Ensure full compliance and application of standard procurement and contracting rules, procedures and best practices.
Ø Prepare monthly reports on the status of the overall procurement process.
Ø Coordinate shipping and delivery arrangements of purchased goods and equipment.
Ø Employ rigorous standards to ensure fairness, integrity, transparency, effective competition and best value for money in procurement and contracting activities.
Ø Ensure critical internal and regulatory compliance as well as data integrity/quality control.
Ø Capable of in-depth research and data analysis with the purpose of improving efficiency best practices and productivity.
Ø Develop and implement numerous protocols and policies with the purpose of identifying and resolving relevant issues in a proactive manner.
n B.S. C Business Administration, Regis University
n Numerous Training Courses: Human Computer Interaction, JCIT, JIT, 4M, MTM, MRP, MRPII, APICS, Manufacturing Excellence
n Certified Instructor - M.O.S.T. (Maynard Operations Sequence Technique)
Northwest Regional Manager (Contract Position), SEI 2009-2010
Primary responsibilities include management and leadership of fifteen specialists as a contractor for cable installs.
Managed safety and quality along with employing resolution programs related to client issues.
Developed and executed client loyalty and retention programs as well as extensive business development practices to increase client base and overall revenues.
Project Specialist (Contract Position), Tetra Tech Construction Services 2008-2009
Primary responsibilities included management of over forty people in day to day activities related to concrete and asphalt contracts.
Collaborated directly with city inspectors to work out and close permits for completed contracts.
Managed and maintained oversight of Customer Resolutions Department to resolve all issues with customers.
Acted as Safety Manager to ensure all work practices and vehicles met state and federal guidelines.
Equipment Operator, United Airlines 2007-2008
Primary responsibilities included operating various ground equipment (tugs, belt loaders and push tractors) while adhering to strict safety protocols.
Marshall Aircraft to and from gates.
Load, unload and perform all delivery baggage functions.
District Sales Manager, Channell Commercial 2005-2006
Primary responsibilities included acting as Regional Sales Manager in the Broadband/CATV sector by developing, growing and maintaining sales revenues in a six state territory.
Increased Sales by 25% in one year in a slow growth market.
Developed detailed forecast as well as business strategies and plans for region.
Evaluated and adjusted projections on a monthly or quarterly basis.
Assessed customer needs and recommended appropriate customer product solutions, product training and an array of customer service related activities.
Process/Financial Analyst, NextGen Lending 2003-2005
Primary responsibilities included creation of reporting tools to track company profit, loss and growth.
Maintained and reviewed all commissions and margins.
Developed and evaluated strategic growth opportunities in Colorado, California, Washington and Arizona.
Sales Representative, Arris Telewire 2002-2003
Primary responsibilities included designing strategic business development programs and consultative techniques in order to increase sales of cable television equipment to cable service providers.
Solved key objections, such as pricing and product availability through aggressive margin analysis and proper forecasting with vendors.
Production Planner, AT&T Broadband 2000-2002
Primary responsibilities included comprehensive purchasing for region as well as implementing procedures for material purchasing and requests.
Instrumental in establishing hub and spoke system for warehouses within region.
Reduced inventory levels from 17 million to 9 million.
Lowered back ordered materials from 780 items per week to 5 items per week.
Developed template for ordering, which simplified the ordering process for construction supervisors as well as reduced unused inventory.
Master Scheduler, Particle Measuring Systems, Inc. 1999-2000
Primary responsibilities included master scheduling, planning production of multiple product lines, acknowledging and scheduling customer orders, and developing and adjusting the business forecast for products.
Developed inventory control programs and consolidated shop floor reports using MS Access to be utilized by manufacturing, production control, purchasing and customer service.
Trained and developed team to address and solve material shortages.
Served on steering committee to analyze and develop key performance measurements for Information Technology support team.
Directly involved with special projects to setup and design manufacturing lines for Cellular Manufacturing.
- Owner, Signature Lot Service
- Senior Industrial Engineer, United Technologies
- Senior Industrial Engineer, CTS Corporation
- Industrial Engineer, Martin Marietta
Alan Van Buskirk
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Senior Operations Manager
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Dear RECIPEINT NAME:
Recent research into COMPANY NAME prompted me to immediately update my resume for your review. Based on my knowledge of this company, I am very interested in interviewing for STATE POSITION YOU ARE SEEKING. I offer several years progressive advancement in key operational roles and am skilled at numerous phases of planning, supervising, and execution of medium to large scale projects. I am particularly skilled at productions and revenue increases, working directly with all departmental resources, scheduling and process tracking, billing and billing reviews, directing and leading staff, understanding project plans and specifications, and problem solving with minimal impact to the overall operation.
I have worked as a technical expert in various forms within this sector so I am accustomed to integrating into various cultures and environments. I am experienced at managing others as well as developing and implementing best practices models to increase efficiency and thus completion of projects on time and on budget. I offer several years of formal training and education as well as progressive advancement within companies due to excelling at responsibilities and making significant contributions the projects to which I am assigned.
I am an exceptionally hard worker and consider myself a strong team player. My enthusiasm comes from working directly with products and streamlining and improving processes as evidenced by my accomplishments and contributions to my past employers. I am also capable of assimilating into a new environment easily and feel that I could quickly become part of your team. I enjoy the chance to work directly with various departmental resources in both learning and mentoring fashions. I am selectively seeking a company who is progressive thinking and in need of a professional who can make an immediate and positive impact on productivity and processes. Further I am open to discussing relocation if this should be a requirement.
After your review of my resume, I hope you will agree that this would be a mutually beneficial arrangement. I plan to call you early next week. At that time, I can answer questions concerning my background and experience and we can discuss the desirability of an introductory meeting. Please contact me sooner if you wish to talk before then. I look forward to speaking with you.
Alan Van Buskirk
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